Icy Watermelon

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Piņata Books, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Juvenile Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Part of the Arte Publico Press Pinata Book series, this wonderfully illustrated, bilingual children's book (Spanish/English) is about the delights and felicity of eating watermelon, leading to happy family reminiscences. Written by Mary Sue Galindo, a mother, poet, and former teacher who saw a need for children's literature that would transmit the best aspects of her Hispanic cultural heritage.

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This book covers the importance that family is to the Hispanic culture. How food and family are a combinations of showing love and appreciation in the Hispanic culture.

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Grade Levels: 2-4 * A great book that allows students to make world connections with a different culture; also a great book for ELL students as it is written in both English and Spanish Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Mary Sue Galindo lives with her family in Laredo, Texas, where she teaches at Laredo Community College.

Pauline Rodriguez Howard lives and works in San Antonio, Texas.

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